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Comparing Com Express Processors

ntx7640At Orion, we understand that each project may have different requirements, as well as budget constraints. For this reason, we’ve developed two types of Com Express Processors that can be used to fill your embedded single board computer needs. One of these models is meant for lower cost projects, and the other is a top-of-the-line Com Express Processor, which offers extreme ruggedness and high-performance for the most taxing of applications. In this blog, we’ll highlight our most popular Com Express Processors to give you an idea of which one may be better suited for your custom project.


Orion’s NTX7640 is an extremely cost-effective embedded single board computer, which offers significant options for budget-conscious customers. Below are some of the unique features of this low-power single board computer:

  • Intel Cedarview 1.6GHz Dual core processor
  • Small form factor (just 55mm x 84mm)
  • Temperature monitoring that is on-board
  • Up to 1GB of SDRAM that is soldered onto the unit
  • On-board SATA flash drive
  • 8 USB 2.0 Ports
  • Various Operating System Support
  • 2 PCIe slots
  • Ethernet port
  • 1 SATA port

For more information on other features of the NTX7640, check out our product spotlight page on our website.


If you’re looking for a fully customizable embedded single board computer, the NTX7642 should be your first choice. While a bit more expensive than the NTX7640, this is the industry’s most rugged, flexible, and high performance multi-core SBC on the market. Below are a few of the features that set this single board computer apart from the competition:

  • Top of the line Intel Quad Core Bay Trail processor (multiple processor SKUs available)
  • Configurations from single core to quad core, depending on your needs
  • Small form factor (55mm x 84mm)
  • SDRAM configurable up to 4GB
  • Ethernet port
  • 2 SATA ports
  • 2 Serial ports
  • HDMI video connection
  • Extensive temperature monitoring
  • Flash drive
  • 4 PCIe slots
  • Various Operating System Support
  • High Definition Audio support
  • 4 USB ports
  • Features a BayTrail processor

As you can see, the NTX7642 has everything that you need for your most taxing embedded single board computer applications. To see a full list of specs for this high-performance SBC, please browse our product spotlight page on our website.

Have Questions About Either of Our Com Express Processors?

Our engineers are standing by if you have questions about either of our Com Express Processors. Give us a call today at 407-476-2120, and we’ll be happy to help you choose the correct SBC based on your needs.

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